Dr. Sheldon Rubenfeld is Clinical Professor of Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. He is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and in Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism, and is a Fellow in both the American College of Physicians and the American College of Endocrinology. His scientific articles have been published in many medical journals, he is a member of numerous professional medical societies, and he pioneered the use of fine needle aspiration biopsy of the thyroid in Texas.
I believe that as my patient you deserve the best medical care that I can provide, whether as your personal physician or as a consultant for a specific endocrinology problem. My personal belief that my patients come first does not allow me to compromise the quality of the care that I deliver. Each of my patients is entitled to the comfort and security of knowing that my medical decisions are based upon their individual requirements, not managed care dictates and guidelines.
To the best of my ability, I will practice cost-effective medicine while focusing on you and your medical needs. I have developed a practice program that provides quality medical care at an affordable cost while caring for patients with complicated medical problems that may require sophisticated and specialized tests.
2005 Selected by peers as one of Amnerica's Top Doctors for Cancer
2002 Selected by peers as one of The Best Doctors in America
2002 Selected by peers as The Top Endocrinologist in Houston in Guide to Top Doctors (Second Edition)
1999 Selected by peers as The Top Endocrinologist in Houston in Guide to Top Doctors (First Edition)
1998 Selected by peers as one of The Best Doctors in America
1998 Received the Robert Graves Award from The Thyroid Society for Education and Research
1996 Selected by peers as one of The Best Doctors in America: Central Region. TYPES OF CARE OFFERED
As a physician specialist board certified in Endocrinology and Metabolism,a subspecialty of Internal Medicine,my practice is concerned with the hormone secreting glands including the thyroid,adrenals,ovaries,testes,pituitary,parathyroids,and insulin producing cells of the pancreas.
As an endocrinologist,I am consulted for patients with thyroid disorders,infertility,hair loss,excessive hair growth,acne,pituitary tumors,osteoporosis,hypercal-cemia,polycystic ovarian syndrome,menopause,and in those situations where a hormonal disorder is suspected or where specialized medical care is needed. Cholesterol disorders,diabetes,and "the metabolic syndrome" are typical metabolic disorders encountered in my practice.
As an internist,my practice is also concerned with the diagnosis and nonsurgical treatment of diseases of the internal organs of the adult body. Such illnesses would include depression,high blood pressure,c ancer,anxiety,and heart disease.
Specific tests and procedures may be necessary in the diagnosis and treatment of your problems. For your convenience,the following procedures are done in my office.
* Resting Electrocardiograms
* Pulmonary Function Testing
* Thyroid Biopsy
* Thyroid Imaging
* TRH Stimulation Test
* Thyroid Ablation with Radioactive Iodine
* Thyroid Ultrasound
* ACTH Stimulation Test